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2015 Volkswagen Passat (European-spec)

2015 European Car Of The Year Finalists Announced

In just a few weeks, we’ll see the winners of the 2015 North American Car and Truck of the Year awards announced at the Detroit Auto Show but over in Europe a separate awards event, one just as prestigious, is in the planning. We are, of course, talking about the 2015 European Car of the Year... read more

December 16, 2014 by 
 
Harald Krüger

BMW Names Current Product Chief Harald Krüger CEO

BMW will promote its current product chief Harald Krüger to the role of CEO. The 49-year-old executive will take the reins at the automaker on May 13, 2015, replacing... read more December 9, 2014 by 


 
2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06

White Remains Most Popular Color For New Cars In 2014

It appears new car shoppers aren’t very original when it comes to picking colors. According to vehicle paint giant PPG Industries, white was the most popular color for... read more December 8, 2014 by 


 
Spyker B6 Venator (production-spec)

Spyker Files For Bankruptcy Protection, Says It Will Merge With Electric Aircraft Manufacturer

Still reeling from its failed attempt to rebuild Saab, Dutch sports car manufacturer Spyker has run into what the company describes as “short-term operational and... read more December 3, 2014 by 


 
NEVS starts production of 2014 Saab 9-3

Facing Bankruptcy, Saab Owner NEVS Says It Has New Asian Investor

The Saab name continues to be dragged through the mud, with its current owner, National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS), struggling to stave off bankruptcy and secure a new... read more December 2, 2014 by 


 
2016 Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel-cell car, Newport Beach, CA, Nov 2014

Toyota To Build Mirai Fuel Cell Vehicle At Former Lexus LFA Plant

Sadly, Toyota’s advanced Motomachi plant in Japan that was previously responsible for the Lexus LFA supercar won’t be tooled up to produce another carbon... read more December 1, 2014 by 


 
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Saleen On The Verge Of Bankruptcy?

Vehicle tuner Saleen looks to be in some serious financial trouble, with a recent quarterly report filed by the company with the Securities and Exchange Commission revealing... read more November 26, 2014 by 


 
Joss JP1 supercar prototype

Australian Supercar Startup Joss Gains New Investor, Plans To Go Public

Recently, we told you about a supercar startup in Australia by the name of Joss, and how it had turned to crowdfunding to help finance the development of a new prototype... read more November 25, 2014 by 


 
2014 BMW Z4

Sports Car Market Waning, Says BMW

BMW is well-known for its performance cars but the automaker hasn’t offered a pure sports model for years. There’s a good reason for this, according to its sales... read more November 13, 2014 by 


 
Luca di Montezemolo farewells Ferrari employees

Former Ferrari Boss Luca di Montezemolo To Head Italian Airline: Report

Despite walking out the door with an eight-figure severance package, it appears former Ferrari chairman Luca di Montezemolo is itching to start a new job, this time running... read more November 12, 2014 by 


 
BMW headquarters in Munich, Germany.

BMW Tests Street Lights With Electric Car Charging Sockets

One of the biggest problems facing promoters of electric cars is a lack of charging stations, but in some respects the basis for an expanded network is already in place... read more November 11, 2014 by 


 
Ferrari 458 Speciale A

Ferrari Fails To Inform NHTSA Of Three Fatal Accidents

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is fining Ferrari $3.5 million for failing to submit proper safety documentation over the past three years... read more November 3, 2014 by 


 
2014 Aston Martin DB9

Aston Martin Sales Won’t Be Blocked In U.S.

In August it was revealed that Aston Martin’s DB9 and Vantage models would be on the wrong side of regulations when new side-impact federal safety standards take effect... read more November 3, 2014 by 


 
Jaguar XJ Sport And Speed Nürburgring Taxi

Nürburgring Sold Again?

It’s being reported that German engineering group Capricorn, which bought the operator rights to the Nürburgring earlier this year after the previous owner become... read more November 3, 2014 by 


 
Mercedes-AMG buys 25 percent of MV Agusta

Mercedes-AMG Buys 25 Percent Of MV Agusta

A couple of weeks ago we brought you news that Daimler, through its Mercedes-AMG performance brand, was looking to acquire a stake in Italian motorcycle manufacturer MV... read more October 31, 2014 by 


 
2015 Land Rover Discovery Sport in Sao Paulo, Brazil

Land Rover To Build Discovery Sport In Brazil

Just a week after starting production of its Range Rover Evoque in China, the first time a Jaguar Land Rover vehicle has ever been built outside of the U.K., the British... read more October 31, 2014 by 


 
 

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